Margaret Mooney
Margaret M. Mooney
Attorney At Law

My Team

Administrative Assistant:
Linda Clouse
[email protected]


Margaret M. Mooney has extensive experience in litigation, administrative proceedings and alternative dispute resolution involving education, employment, contracts, torts and construction issues.

Ms. Mooney represents individuals and entities in a wide variety of civil contexts in state and federal courts, writes employment manuals and education policies, and presents seminars on special education, employment, civil procedure and construction. She acted as a State Hearing Officer for special education due-process hearings prior to the changes in state procedure.

Peg edited Missouri Civil Procedure Forms for 20 years, and was selected for inclusion in Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers in the field of Civil Litigation: Defense, from 2005-2008, and Top 50 Female in 2005. She earned her J.D. from Columbia University School of Law.


  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Peer Review Rating
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, 2005-2008
  • Top 50 Female, 2005

Published Works

  • Missouri Civil Procedure Forms, Lexis Publishing, 2000
  • Missouri Civil Procedure Form Book and Supplements, 1988-2008
  • “IDEA Defined and the Question of Eligibility,” Lorman seminars, 1997-2003
  • “How to Select and Prepare Witnesses and Exhibits For a Due Process Hearing,” Lorman Seminars, 2003

Representative Clients

  • Buzzi Unicem USA, Inc.
  • Zurich North America, Surety & Financial Claims
  • Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Representative Cases

  • Darst Webbe Tenant Assoc. v. St. Louis Housing Authority, 202 F.Supp.2d 938 (E.D. Mo. 2001)
  • Siefert, et al. v. Leonhardt, 975 S.W.2d 489 (Mo. App. E.D. 1998)
  • Williams v. Mello, 930 S.W.2d 474 (Mo. App. E.D. 1996)
  • Stevenson v. City of St. Louis School Dist., 820 S.W.2d 609 (Mo. App. E.D. 1991)

My Team

Administrative Assistant:
Linda Clouse
[email protected]

Practice Areas

  • Business & Corporate
  • Education
  • Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • N.Y. Court of Appeals, 1974
  • Missouri, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1974
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1975
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1981


  • Columbia Law School, New York, New York
    • J.D. - 00/1973
  • Manhattanville College
    • B.A. - 1968
    • Major: Psychology

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association, Member, 1974
  • The Missouri Bar, Member, 1978
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Member
  • St. Louis County Bar Association, Member
  • Women Lawyers Association, Member
  • YWCA Chair, 2012-Present; Chair-Elect, 2011; Finance Committee, 2008-Present ; Board Member, 2006-Present; Executive Committee, 2006-2008, 2011-Present; Facilities Committee, Chair 2004-2005, Member, 2008-Present; Board Member, 1998-2004, 2006-Present
  • Quartet Seraphin, President, 2003-2009; Board Member, 2002-2009
  • Volunteer Lawyer Program, 1978-Present
  • Legal Services, AIDS Project Coordinator, 1983-2000
  • Kids in the Middle, Board Member, 1991-1996; President, 1995-1996

Employment History

  • Lashly & Baer, P.C., Of Counsel, 2016
  • Lashly & Baer, P.C., Member, 1982 to 2016
  • Lashly & Baer, P.C., Associate, 1978 to 1981
  • Satterlee, Stephens, Burke & Burke, Associate, 1973 to 1977
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